Prayer Line & Requests

"The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth" (Psalm 145:18)



  • 7-18-18- Please pray for a teen girl who is having trouble with friendships, self confidence, and overall sadness and depression. Pray that she can find her way and pray for her parents to know how to navigate this difficult time.

    7-16-18 - Please pray for the family of Tim and Nancy Wolthoff of the Grunday campus.  Tim’s mom, Betty, passed away on Sunday.

    7-16-18 - Klavs Krauklis asks for prayer that God provides healing for me, opens my eyes and leads me to life.

    7-13-18 - Please pray for John Johnson, father of Sandi (Meinders) Routh and Marsha Hanson in final hospice care at NewAldaya.

    7-13-18 - Please continue to pray for Louie Hartke. He is still at UIHC, where doctors are running tests to determine the cause of the internal bleeding. He is thankful to be feeling better and thankful for your continued prayers.

    7-13-18 - Please keep Yvonne Roberts in your prayers as she had a devastating stroke in April. Pray that she continues to heal and has patience during this process.

    7-12-18 - Jay Albaugh of the Waverly Campus passed away Thursday morning, July 12. Visitation will be 4-7pm on Sunday, July 15 at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Funeral services will be Monday, July 16 at 10:30am in the Sanctuary of the the Cedar Falls Campus with visitation an hour prior. Please keep his wife, Shelly, and their daughters, Sarah and Melissa, in your prayers.

    7-12-18 -  MaryAnn Bolhuis (member of CF campus) will be having surgery to repair her hip on July 12, 2018 at Allen Hospital.  She broke it on July 11, 2018. MaryAnn is Cindy Anderson and Shirley Lamprecht's mother and Katherine Lamprecht's grandmother.

    7-9-18 - Louie Hartke is on his way back to Iowa City Hospital where he expects to be readmitted.  He was recently treated there for internal bleeding which may have come back. Please pray for peace and encouragement for Louie and discernment and wisdom for the staff that will treat him.

    7-9-18- Please pray for Mandy Yoder who had surgery on Saturday, July 7, for hernia complications. Mandy’s family attends the Grundy Campus.

    7-9-18- Dave & Janola Fordyce ask for prayers for their 8-year old grandson, Micah. He has autism and they found a spot while doing an MRI. They await test results. The doctors think it is an aneruysm.

    7-9-18 - (Update) Ellie Shimp is a high school senior, who suffered a crushed tibia in a jet ski accident. She had surgery and is facing a long recovery involving no weight bearing and extensive physical therapy. The surgery to restore circulation to Ellie Shimp’s lower leg was successful. Doctors left her incision open to allow swelling to go down.  She is having surgery today to close that up. Please pray for another successful surgery and complete recovery. Pray also for strength and comfort for her family members who are supporting her. 

    7-6-18 - (Update) Stephanie Faust, daughter of Steve and Connie Faust of our Grundy County Campus, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 29th. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 9, at the Grundy Center High School Gymnasium, with a private burial in the Dumont Cemetery following the luncheon. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Orchard Hill Church, Grundy Center. Please pray for comfort and peace for Steve, Connie and their family.

    7-6-18 -  The Kramme family asks for prayers for 5 year old Austin who will be having bone graft surgery on Wednesday, July 11th, in Iowa City.  Please pray the surgery goes well and the graft will take and not be rejected. Also pray for effective pain control and peacefulness during Austin’s recovery as his activity level will need to be quite a bit lower.

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  • Please pray for our president and the safety of our troops. The following people are family/friends of our congregation who are in the service at this time.

    Nick Frisbie Baade
    Adam Barth
    Tom Bergland
    Jared Burks
    Danielle Butler
    Ryan Butler
    Curtis Carson
    Andrew Chardoulias
    Philip Dalke
    Ryan Dotson
    Scott Eggelston
    Ryan Frost
    Glen Geerts
    Paige Greene
    Connor Hamilton
    Dan Harter
    Ronald Hurley
    Ron Niedert
    Jeff Payton
    Michael Petullo
    T.J. Petullo
    Adam Pieken
    Nathan Rouse
    Ben Russell
    Austin Sink
    Jonathan Sohl
    Eric Schoville
    Scott Schuler
    Jake Siddell
    Nick Skiles
    Justin Van Pelt

Thank you for your Prayers

If you have any prayer requests, please call the church office at 319-266-9796 or fill out the prayer request form. You may also write your prayer request on the preferated end of your bulletin, tear it off, and drop it in the offering plate or leave it at the Welcome Center. Requests will be kept confidential unless you indicate you would like it put on the public prayer line. 


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